Archive for December 16th, 2010

Kansas – K-12 Employment Grows Faster Than Enrollment

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

PRESS RELEASE
December 16, 2010

For Immediate Release
Contact: James Franko
316.634.0218

K-12 Employment Growing Faster Than Enrollment
Kansas has one of the highest employment-to-student ratios in the country, with non-teaching positions showing the greatest growth (more…)

Kansas ranks low in policies on teacher quality – Bob Weeks

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

States are the primary drivers of teacher policy, said Sandi Jacobs, and the states, particularly Kansas, are not doing a good job promoting teacher quality.

Eminent domain reserved for use in Wichita – Bob Weeks

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

As part of the plan for the future of downtown Wichita, the city council was asked to formally disavow the use of eminent domain to take private property for the purpose of economic development. The council would not agree to this restriction.

Lenexa – Request for proposal for Volunteer Program Analysis

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

A new Notice for Bid to review. Please follow the link to our website.

http://www.cityofshawnee.org/WEB/ShawneeCMS.nsf/vwContent/NoticeToBid?OpenDocument

Request For ProposalRequest for proposal for Volunteer Program Analysis

KCTV 5- Funkhouser: KCMO Fighting Economic Border War

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Mayor Mark Funkhouser asks U.S. attorney to look at Port Authority

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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KC Star – KC committee backs ordinance to restrict campaigning using tax money

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Steve Kraske complains about light rail

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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KC Star – Eminent domain limits, tax break proposed in 2012 for Missouri

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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ABC – Haley Barbour, Mitch Daniels Put Off Presidential Announcement Until Spring

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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McPherson Sentinel – Kansas Board of Education Responds To New School Funding Lawsuit

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Politico – Club for Growth: Omnibus supporters will get primaries

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Jerry Moran on spending – “Not just a Democrat thing and it’s easy for the Republicans to complain about what the Democrats are doing, and I certainly am one of those. But Republicans in my opinion ran the government pretty poorly when we had control of it”

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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USA Today – Boehner: Obama should veto bill with earmarks

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Cindy Green to work for Jerry Moran – Lenexa Councilmember to Resign to Accept New Position

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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AP Miami – Inmate wins long-shot appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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KCMO Takes Over of Last of Kansas City International Airport Overhaul Base

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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AP on Derek Schmidt – New Kansas AG considers litigation against EPA

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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KC Star – Johnson County consumer confidence remains positive, report shows

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Really? – KC Star – KC among top 10 cities seeing less segregation

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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